CVE-2005-2096

HIGH

Description

zlib 1.2 and later versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted compressed stream with an incomplete code description of a length greater than 1, which leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using a crafted PNG file.

References

ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-05:16.zlib.asc

ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.6/SCOSA-2006.6.txt

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Nov/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/15949

http://secunia.com/advisories/17054

http://secunia.com/advisories/17225

http://secunia.com/advisories/17236

http://secunia.com/advisories/17326

http://secunia.com/advisories/17516

http://secunia.com/advisories/18377

http://secunia.com/advisories/18406

http://secunia.com/advisories/18507

http://secunia.com/advisories/19550

http://secunia.com/advisories/19597

http://secunia.com/advisories/24788

http://secunia.com/advisories/31492

http://secunia.com/advisories/32706

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-05.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1014398

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101989-1

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-016.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-740

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-797

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1026

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-18.xml

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/680620

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:112

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:196

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:070

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-569.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/421411/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482503/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482505/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482571/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482601/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482949/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482950/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14162

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-151-3

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3616065-patch.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9916286-patch.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0978

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0144

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162391

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162680

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24064

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11500

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1262

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1542

https://usn.ubuntu.com/148-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-07-06

Updated: 2018-10-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH